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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

Find the latest summaries and policy updates for all multifamily housing regulations and policies.  

On average, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 9 men experience some form of domestic violence at the hands of an intimate partner in America. Here in...

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The subject of housing affordability is front and center in the national conversation. The causes of rising housing costs and available and...

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The Seattle City Council recently amended a 2015 law requiring notice to the Seattle Office of Housing and Seattle Housing Authority of the owner's...

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As published in Rental Housing Journal's May 2019 On-Site Who Wants Affordable...

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The Seattle Office of Housing published the 2019 maximum income and rent schedules for the various income-restricted housing programs operating...

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On April 24, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the 2019 Median Income schedules which set limits for...

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Wednesday, April 17, marks the final day the legislature may consider a proposal from the opposite house. The remaining time is devoted to...

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The Democratic Party may have the majority in both chambers of the Washington State Legislature, but their proposed Biennium Operating Budgets...

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March 13 marks the last day the house of origin (the House of Representatives or Senate) may consider any bill introduced in the respective chamber...

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Those of us who are old enough remember the famous Schoolhouse Rock animation of “I’m Just A Bill”. That video certainly motivated...

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Friday, February 22 marked the first policy cut off in the State Legislature. Any policy that was not voted out of its committee of origin is...

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Beginning Friday, February 1, new landlord-tenant laws take effect for properties in the City of Tacoma only. Jump to Information required at the...

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